Azmaya, Butter Case
A rectangular lidded butter dish/case handcrafted from wild cherry wood (yamazakura), designed to hold 200g of butter (just under half a block in New Zealand). The dish is made from solid cherry wood and finished with walnut oil throughout. The butter dish will polish over time as you continue to use it.
Made in Ishikawa prefecture, Japan
W14.2cm × D9.4cm × H5.2 cm
Founded in 1997, Tokyo-based studio Azmaya collaborates closely with artisans, designers, craftspeople, and independent manufacturers from all over Japan to create contemporary housewares using traditional techniques and materials. Their products are practical, and functional and always have a Japanese traditional aesthetic sense.